2000 - 2006
2005 - 2009
2009 - 2014
2017 - 2018
Born on July 3rd in Rianxo.
Alcalde studied percussion and music theory at the Rianxo School of Music.
Composes and conducts Pictures, premiered by the professors of the International Percussion Festival Merza 2003, Vila de Cruces. He has taken percussion masterclasses with international professors such as Nick Woud, Nancy Zeltsman, Tobias Guttmann, Bogdan Bacanu, Jan Pustjens, Ali N'Diaye, and Romain Kuonen among others.
Writes Concertino, which was performed by Nick Woud's students at the Amsterdam Conservatory of Music.
Alcalde attended the Professional Conservatory of Music ‘Manuel Quiroga’ in Pontevedra. Writes and performs Tryptic with the orchestra of the conservatory. Second classified in the regional phase of the IV National Performance Contest Intercentros Melómano 2006.
Wins the first prize in the II Ibero-American Composition Contest for Band with his work Viaxe ao centro da terra. Wins the first prize in all categories of the II Galician Composition Contest for Band with his works Symphony No.1: Marea negra and Pórtico. Studies Scoring for Motion Pictures with Patrick Doyle, Michael Giacchino and Wataru Hokoyama at V Film Music Festival, Úbeda. Gives a lecture in the Department of Music History, Faculty of History, University of Santiago de Compostela. Interview in the TV Show ‘De Galicia para o mundo’.
Becomes professor of percussion at Rianxo School of Music.
Writes and wins the first prize in the III Galician Composition Contest for Band with his work Dolmen.
First visit to USA. Receives two nominations in the Hollywood Music in Media Awards, Los Angeles, for his works Gavilán: wizard of Earthsea and The heroes of Orzán.
First visit to England. Obtains three medals – one silver, two bronze – in the Global Music Awards, San Diego. Composes and plays Maquialó by commission of the Council of Galician Culture, Santiago de Compostela. Studies English in EF Education First, Eastbourne. Receive the "Musical Creation Incentive" for the premiere of his work Three revelations, offered by the SGAE Foundation.
First visit to Japan. Symphony No.2: A lenda de Paio Gómez Chariño Japanese premiere at All Japan Band Competition Chugoku, Hiroshima.
Writes his multimedia work Holograms for Roberto Oliveira, premiered at Extravaganza Percussion Festival, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. Wins the first prize in the Composition Contest of Pasodobles from the XXV Meaño Bands Festival for his work BUMM. Starts his own self-publishing project. Finalist in the Gil Soundtrack Award 2016 with his soundtrack Through the time. Member of jury in the III International Composition Contest "Música Jove" (Valencia, Spain). Receive the "Musical Creation Incentive" for the premiere of his work Holograms, offered by the SGAE Foundation.
First visit to Iceland. Selected for a composition residence by the ArtsIceland Institute, Ísafjörður. Writes Resonant isles for commission of the XII International Bands Competition ‘Vila de la Sénia’ as test piece of the first section in its 2018 edition.
Writes ...that pale blue dot and What do you think about the dropping of atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki? for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia. Interview in the TV Show 'ZigZag'. Receive the "Musical Creation Incentive" for the premiere of his work What do you think about the dropping of atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki?, offered by the SGAE Foundation.
Complete his first musical theater, Atlantis, developed along seven years. Writes and obtain the 'Francisco Guerrero Marín' award in the XXX Young Composers Award SGAE-CNDM Foundation with his work Firefly - after Tokyo blues -. First performance was given by Koen 2 Ensemble, conducted by José Ramón Encinar at Auditorium 400 of the Queen Sofia National Museum Art Centre, Madrid. Premiere broadcast by 'Radio Nacional de España' (National Radio of Spain) within the program 'Miramondo Múltiplo'.
Sculptures in brass is selected by the American Brass Quintet for 'New Music' class of the Juilliard Brass Quintet seminar, New York, EE. UU., March of 2020.
Composes Un ollo de vidro, commissioned and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia. Interview in the TV Show 'A Revista FDS'. Receive the "Musical Creation Incentive" for the premiere of his work Un ollo de vidro, offered by the SGAE Foundation.
Guest conductor of the Hsinchu Municipal Wind Orchestra, Taiwan. Taiwanese premiere of Camiños da fin da terra by the Hsinchu Municipal Wind Orchestra, conducted by the composer, and the world premiere of Sun moon lake by the Hsinchu Municipal Wind Orchestra altogether with the Lan Yang Wind Band, in a synchronized online performance held between both wind orchestras more than 80km away, conducted by Jian-Ming Wu. Guest conductor of HSNU Alumni WindBand, Taiwan. Taiwanese premiere of Symphony No.1: Marea negra and Nalu by the HSNU Alumni WindBand, conducted by the composer. In October held the world premiere of Cantigas, performed by Arturo Costa and Yen-Chih Lin at the Recital Hall of the National Concert Hall of Taipei (Taiwán). His music is performed in a private concert at the Chimei Museum of Tainan (Taiwan) by Arturo Costa, with the original Stradivari of Luigi Boccherini (1709). His music for the project Heroínas na memoria, designed by Meaño Musical Union Wind Orchestra (BUMM), is awarded in the wind orchestra category of the IX Martín Códax Music Awards (Spain). Finalist in the Gil Soundtrack Award 2022 with his soundtrack Memoria líquida.
Honorable mention in the XXXII International Composition Competition of Corciano (Italy) for his work Scenes from Bashô.